East of the Strip
New York–New York
Winnemucca has been a travelers' stop since the days of the Emigrant Trail.
Twenty-five miles south of Reno, this national historic landmark is the site where the legendary Comstock Lode was struck, sparking a silver bonanza that began in 1859 and stands as one of the world's richest strikes.
Along Hwy 95
US Hwy 95 runs vaguely north–south through western Nevada.
Is this the most underrated town in Nevada? We're going to double down and say that it is.
Though small, Elko is the largest town in rural Nevada and a center of cowboy culture, with a calendar of Western cultural events and a museum big on buckaroos, stagecoaches and the Pony Express.
The biggest town for miles around, Ely deserves an overnight stop.
Valley of Fire State Park
A masterpiece of desert scenery filled with psychedelically shaped sandstone outcroppings, this park on the north edge of Lake Mead wows.